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UN General Assembly Endorses Global Migration Accord

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The U.N. General Assembly has endorsed a sweeping accord to ensure safe and orderly migration over opposition from five countries, including the United States and Hungary. The Global Compact for Migration is the first international document dealing with the issue, though it's not legally binding. It was endorsed Wednesday by a 152-5 vote, with Israel, the Czech Republic and Poland also voting "no" and 12 countries abstaining. The vote in favor of the resolution was...

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